Irving Oil named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the seventh year
Saint John, NB – Irving Oil has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the seventh year in a row, a testament to the company’s continued focus on its employees’ wellbeing, its flexible workplaces and its forward-thinking programs.
The Canada’s Top 100 Employers project is a national competition – now celebrating its 23rd year – which recognizes the companies and organizations that lead their industries in creating progressive and innovative workplaces for their employees. With more than 1,000 applicants this year, employers were evaluated on criteria such as employee communications, performance management, training opportunities and benefits programming.
“This recognition is for the people across our operations who spend every day making our organization a leader in our industry,” says Ian Whitcomb, President of Irving Oil. “Their dedication supports the important work our company is doing on our energy transition journey and to safely and reliably serve our customers. It is an honor to work with them.”
“We're very thankful for the great team we have at Irving Oil and are honored to receive this special award," says Sarah Irving Executive Vice-President and Chief Brand Officer of Irving Oil. "A proud recognition of our team's hard work, dedication, care for our customers, communities and for one another."
With a flexible work program introduced in early 2022, a LEED-certified home office in Saint John, NB, wellness programming spanning the organization and the addition of personal care days and a vacation purchasing program, Irving Oil continues to strengthen its work environment as a place where employees feel valued.
With more than 4,000 employees across the operations, over the past seven years Irving Oil has been recognized for its initiatives around diversity and inclusion, community programming and benefit offerings.
About Irving Oil
Irving Oil is a family-owned and privately held international energy company. For nearly 100 years, our commitment to doing good business has been grounded in our commitment to people – to our employees, customers, communities and partners. Founded in 1924, our mission is focused on our continued evolution to meet the changing needs of our customers. Specializing in the refining and marketing of finished energy products, we operate Canada’s largest refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick, and Ireland’s only refinery, located in the village of Whitegate. We proudly serve customers with more than 1,000 fueling locations and a network of distribution terminals spanning Eastern Canada, New England and in Ireland, operating under the Top brand. We are on a continuous journey of sustainable development, working to reduce our environmental footprint while continuing to provide safe and reliable energy to our customers. Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years, we are proud of our team and our longstanding commitment to our customers and our communities.